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The Buzzkill News About Drinking Alcohol

New research undermines wishful thinking

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ItIt was so comforting to think that a daily glass of wine or a stiff drink packed health benefits, warding off disease and extending life. But a distillation of the latest research reveals a far more sobering truth: Considering all the potential benefits and risks, some researchers now question whether any amount of alcohol can…




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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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